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Aug 10, 2013 8:35pm EDT
action on #.tter today using asill ask as many questions time permits. now it is time to introduce our head against. please stand briefly. from your right, dallas morning news. start telegram. david callaway, usa today, editor-in-chief. adrian garcia. kevin, washington post. alexander,le rodney texas state senator. fitzgerald. skipping over the speaker for moment. bob carden with card in communications and the speaker committee member who organize today's lunch. the senior sector producer and manager of political programming for abc news. and marilyn thompson, bureau chief for thompson reuters. a host and reporter with voice of russia and blocker for the washington post, she the people log. rick dunham, a political reporter with the houston chronicle and former national press club president. [applause] it seems now like the whole country was watching when our guests today literally stood up for her belief on the floor of the texas state house. for 12 hours she filibustered of republican-sponsored abortion bill with turf -- on her feet without being able to sit, lead on her dress, or dr
Aug 11, 2013 1:35am EDT
hold. [laughter] please help us give a warm welcome to senator wendy davis. [applause] >> thank you. thank you all for having me here today, and thank you, angela, for inviting me to be here. it is a pleasure to be with such an esteemed group of people. i have to tell you people get a little bit nervous when i approach a podium these days. you obviously know what happened on june 25 in the texas legislature, but in case you were one of the few people not live streaming it, i thought i would repeat the entire thing for you today. [laughter] let's get comfortable. in all seriousness, i am very honored and so grateful you are interested in hearing more from me. i am constantly reminded what a privilege it is to have of voice. though i mean the voice figuratively, my initial understanding of the power of voice was quite literal. when i was a young girl my family tried to spend as much time as we could with my grandparents. they lived in the panhandle of texas. my grandfather made his living his entire life as a tenant farmer, and when he was in his mid-'60s suffered a massive stroke. fr
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